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'''Peggy Lee''' (born '''Norma Deloris Egstrom'''; May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. During her career, she wrote music for films, acted, and recorded conceptual record albums that combined poetry and music.
Birth nameNorma Deloris Egstrom
Birth date{{birth date|1920|05|26}}
Birth place{{nowrap|Jamestown, North Dakota|Jamestown, North Dakota, U.S.}}
Death date{{death date and age|2002|01|21|1920|05|26}}
Death place{{nowrap|Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, U.S.}}
Death causeComplications of diabetes following a heart attack
Resting placeAshes buried at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Westwood, Los Angeles, US
OccupationSinger, actress, songwriter
Years active1941–2000
Known for''The Jazz Tree''{{Break}}Disney's ''Lady and the Tramp''
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